Starting June 8th at 2 PM, lectures and discussions will be offered by the OASIS WeCare Institute to the general public bimonthly for Caregivers at the Heritage Barn in Brewster.
Lectures will continue on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month.
What is cognitive decline? NASEM Health and Medicine Division, Anna Burke, MD, Barrow Neurological Institute
What is normal decline?
Depression & Cognitive Impairment, presented by Phil Borders, MD
Is it Depression or Dementia? Claire Morley & Nicolette Asselin, MD
Types of declines that can be treated or slowed down.
How should one go about diagnosing and why it is important to know from a provider trained on the subject?
Stories about misdiagnoses. Rush to diagnosis by unqualified providers.
Understanding Dementia. What are the different type of dementia? Presented by Susanne Faith, R.N. CDP and Allan Johnson, MSW, Lic SW
How to get assistance if a family member has been diagnosed?
Activities to reduce anxiety, by Claire Morley – Labyrinth Health Advocacy
Flowering your Mind, by Susanne Faith, R.N. CDP
Managing Behaviors in Dementia, by Susanne Faith, R.N. CDP and Allan Johnson, MSW, Lic SW
What caregivers need to know about caring for someone? Options. Discuss Pro/con. Nicolette Asselin, M.D. OASIS WeCare Institute
Caring for the Caregiver, by Claire Morley – Labyrinth Health Advocacy